Buried deep in the code of many Google apps is a set of debugging options. These options, which are designed for developers to help test the way their apps interact with Google's own, are normally hidden from view.
There have been concerns with how much personal information Google tracks and all the things they know about us. Of course, that's what makes Google services so useful, they can use that information to cater to each of us individually. So yes, it serves a purpose, but it's not great for personal data security.
John demonstrates using Google Notebook and Google Apps with web shortcuts and the Mac OS X Dock.
If you have any Google applications, like Gmail or Google Calendar, that you want to sync to your new Android enabled mobile phone, it's a simple task to complete. There's nothing hard about it, but if you think you need help, Best Buy has answers. The Best Buy Mobile team explains how simple it is to sync Google apps with your Android cell phone.
Between school, work, and your personal life, there's a good chance you have multiple Google accounts. Most Google apps let you log into all of them simultaneously to receive applicable alerts when they arrive. Well, there's a dead-simple way to switch between these accounts, and it just takes one swipe
Since its inception, Google+ users have been a loud, vocal bunch, and they've made their displeasure known about many issues, especially on the lack of support for pseudonyms, Google Apps, and brand pages. It's been especially galling for many Google loyalists, who found their Google+ profiles suspended, when they ended up violating the Google+ "common name" policy.
Watch this video to receive instruction on how to create an automatic reply in Google Apps and Gmail. This video shows the Danish version of Google Apps, but its the same procedure in the English version, and in Gmail. Activate automatic reply in Google Apps and Gmail.
Watch this video to receive instruction on how to upload a user image in Google Apps and Gmail. This video shows the Danish version of Google Apps, but its the same procedure in the English version, and in Gmail. Set the user image in Gmail or Google Apps.
Watch this video to receive instruction on how to create an automatic signature in all outgoing mails. This video shows the Danish version of Google Apps, but its the same procedure in the English version, and in Gmail. Make a signature in Gmail or Google Apps.
Google has it fingers in just about every digital pie there is, including the App Store of their leading smartphone OS competitor, Apple. This video will show you how to use the Google Mobile App for the iPhone, a great app that allows you to do Google voice searches and all sorts of other handy search tasks. Apple is pretty sweet, but Apple and Google together is a huge mobile phone combo.
This video introduces developers to building apps on Google App Engine.
Google's Goggles mobile app was a big hit on the Android market, and now they've given iPhone users the chance to enjoy the awesomeness of Google Goggles. This iPhone app only works on the Apple iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, and it's available in the App Store for download. Simply type in "Google" or "Google Mobile App" and you'll find the app with the Google Goggles feature built in.
You don't have to have a smartphone to use Google Voice, but there are certain advantages if you do, including having your Google contact list at your fingertips. In this clip, you'll learn how to install and run Google Voice on most any smartphone.
Thankfully, the wait for the much desired Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update from Google is upon us. And the first Android device to take advantage of this new firmware is their Nexus S. This smartphone is going to be a killer. But the thing to look out for here is Google Voice.
Want to know how to use Google Data? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at Tekzilla can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Interested in using your Google Android cell phone to read your eBooks when away from your Amazon Kindle eReader? With the free Amazon Kindle app, it's easy. And this brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started reading books on your own Google Android smartphone, take a look.
Best Buy shows us how to use the Google Mobile App for location specific searches on your mobile phone. Google Mobile can find you the nearest restaurant in your town, and provides maps and directions. It's pretty easy to use, and you can use it on many phones, including Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Droid, iPhone, and Nokia.
Check out this video for an introduction to the new Google+ app for iOS. You can use Google plus from any of your iDevices, including iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Make the most of Google's new social network with this app.
Learn how to use Google's official Google Maps app on your Motorola Droid Android smartphone with this video demo from the folks at IntoMobile. Get where you're going with GPS-style turn-by-turn directions. This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know.
Learn how to use the official Google Voice app on an Apple iPhone 4! Specifically, this video guide from IntoMobile addresses how to choose a number, create and edit contacts, make and receive phone calls, write SMS text messages and set up push notifications. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using Google Voice on your own Apple iPhone 4, take a look.
This video teaches you to sync Google Calender with the Apple iPad Calender app. The first step involves going to 'Settings' and then to 'Mail Contacts Calenders'. Add an account to the application. For doing this, go to Microsoft Exchange. Type in your email ID in the space provided for it and skip domain. Type in your username and password. Click on 'Next' and 'Accept' in the resulting box. Then a box named 'Server' appears. For the server type 'm.google.com' and click 'Next'. Turn off the ...
To some, it's sacrilege. To others, just a bit of good fun. In this clip from the folks at Lifehacker, we learn how to install and use Google's Android OS on an iPhone 4 using iDroid. Learn how to run Android on your Apple mobile device with this hacker's how-to.
Learn how to use Google's popular Street View map application on an Apple iPhone. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 4G or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including a detailed overview, watch this iPhone user's guide.
The iPhone is great. And so is Google Maps. And together, they define mobility. They go together perfectly. Like yin and yang. But how do you get the most out of Google Maps on the iPhone? Best Buy has answers. The Best Buy Mobile team explains how simple it is to use Google Maps on your Apple iPhone for directions.
Google I/O, the national developer conference for the Mountain View giant, has come and gone. We saw the preview for Android L (which you can get right now on your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7), Android Wear, and Android Car and TV.
We have shown you how to get CyanogenMod on your HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S3 in only a matter of minutes. But when modding your phone by installing custom ROMs, you'll often lose your access to Google Apps. Since Google's Apps are very useful (Gmail, Chrome, and Maps to name a few) most people will prefer to have these apps on their custom ROMs. While you can scour the internet searching for individual .APKs, it's hard to find the correct versions to work with your particular system (and do...
When it comes to social media, Google has had it a bit rough. But its next big app in this category is apparently steps away from completion, with a platform that allows small groups of users to edit and organize photos in unison.
It looks like Google's feud with Amazon won't end anytime soon. A war has been brewing ever since Amazon pulled Chromecast, Apple TV, and other competing devices from their store in 2015, but the latest exchange is a huge blow to people using Amazon Fire tablets and streaming TV sticks.
If your Android phone was made by Samsung, LG, HTC, or any other manufacturer that likes to apply skins on top of stock Android, then your camera app is tied to the custom gallery app that was preinstalled on your device. In other words, when you tap that little image preview icon after taking a picture, you'll be taken to a camera roll interface that was made by an electronics manufacturer.
The Google Phone app is one of the best dialers for Android today, especially with all of the unique and exciting features it brings to the table. Unfortunately, without owning a Pixel phone, you are unable to officially download the app, making a modified version your only option. However, this version of Google Phone is missing a few key features, such as spam protection and business search.
With more and more phones using OLED displays, the need for dark mode is at the highest it's ever been. Since dark backgrounds reduce battery consumption on these displays, the Android community has been begging Google to include a system-wide dark mode. Instead, Google gave us dark mode for many of their apps, including the Phone app.
Meet Android Excellence, Google's latest platform with the ability to showcase the highest quality apps and games on a quarterly basis. Sound familiar? It should.
Samsung has been on a tear with its flagship devices since the release of the Galaxy S6; The S6 edge, the Note 5, and this year's Galaxy S7 models have all been met with universal acclaim, and even the staunchest of critics have almost nothing negative to say. Almost.
Google is known for merging older products into a new one's ecosystem for ease of use. The transition can take time, and that's the case with the old Google Wifi system now that Nest Wifi is out. Google is working on phasing out the dedicated Google Wifi app in favor of using the Google Home app for all your IoT needs.
Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and prayer, is underway, and Google has rolled out several tools to help Muslims commemorate the event, including an augmented reality app.
If you haven't heard yet, Google is revamping the Play Store with version 8.0. While it so far doesn't seem to have any life changing features, there are ones that certainly will make your life easier, like their new updates feature.
Google's got quite a few tricks up its sleeve with their Pixel and Pixel XL flagships, including functionality we've never seen before on Android. One awesome feature is called "App Shortcuts," and the basic premise is strikingly similar to Apple's 3D Touch—just long-press an app icon, then you'll get a pop-up that lets you perform quick actions.
If you're a user of Google Play Music, but not a fan of being relegated to a browser tab, I've got you covered. Developer Sajid Anwar has created a desktop client for Google's music service, but since he made no attempt to hide logos and trademarks, it may not be long before the app vanishes completely. So get it while it's hot...and before Google takes it down.
News: Google Joins Snapchat & Facebook by Adding Augmented Reality Video Effects to Duo App for Valentine's Day
Snapchat and Snap Camera aren't the only augmented reality apps available for couples to use on Valentine's Day.